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‘Mockingjay’ Tops ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ To Become 2014’s Highest-Grossing Film

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It’s official: Katniss just kicked Guardians Of The Galaxy‘s butt. Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 hit $333.18M yesterday, seizing the title of highest-grossing film of 2014 away from the Marvel/Disney comic book film which has amassed $333.17M at the domestic box office. Further bolstering Mockingjay‘s title is that its bread wasn’t propped up by 3D or IMAX ticket pricing, which was the case with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire ($424.7M). (However, sources say that Mockingjay – Part 1 did play about 350 non-IMAX-brand large-format venues where it grossed $10M).

This is all deja vu. In January 2014, Katniss overtook another Marvel superhero title, Iron Man 3, as 2013’s highest-grossing film. In its seventh week, Hunger Games: Catching Fire clicked past Iron Man 3‘s $409M before finaling its cume at $424.7M.

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aDDicteD1637d ago

i thought guardians of the galaxy will hold on to the top spot although if any film can beat this film it might come from a film like hunger games which has an already strong fan support as well.